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Rob Sampson (India)

Associate Director

Leads partner engagements in India with a passion for developing right-sized technical approaches to answer pressing questions.

Rob Sampson is an Associate Director at IDinsight, supporting the New Delhi, India office.

Rob leads partner engagements in India. His sectoral areas of focus include water and sanitation and education. He has led 12 separate evaluations of EdTech products in partnership with Central Square Foundation’s EdTech Lab. He co-developed a monitoring system and an iterative program testing strategy with Tata Trusts.

Prior to IDinsight Rob worked in water and sanitation as well as engineering and operations. He has piloted a community-based water purification system, led manufacturing departments, deployed lean methodologies, and managed a large project portfolio.

Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio University and an MPA in International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard Kennedy School. While at Harvard, Rob interned with iDE Bangladesh and the ASER Centre in Delhi. He wrote his thesis on state delivery of sanitation and behavior change in India. He speaks English and Spanish.